Coming Together: A Review of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma's Updated Kidney Injury Scale to Facilitate Multidisciplinary Management.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2019 Nov;213(5):1091-1099. doi: 10.2214/AJR.19.21486. Epub 2019 Sep 18.
Hosein M, Paskar D, Kodama R, Ditkofsky N.
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review the renal injury scale revised by the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma in 2018, to identify terms commonly used in discussions between radiologists and surgeons and to properly apply the new classification parameters to various MDCT findings.
CONCLUSION. The updated 2018 kidney injury scale from the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma incorporates the delineations necessary for modern nonoperative management of renal trauma, including percutaneous and endourologic techniques, and discusses the imaging criteria for each injury grade.
Read Full Article Here: https://doi.org/10.2214/AJR.19.21486